Stansted: Two men charged in connection with ongoing armed robbery investigation
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Two men have been charged, as part of an ongoing investigation into an armed robbery in Stansted.
An investigation was launched by our Serious Crime Directorate on Wednesday, 27 September following an armed robbery at a service station on Cambridge Road in Stansted.
On Friday, 20 October, two men were arrested in connection with this investigation and charges have since been authorised.
Grant Bolden, 39 of Hunters Way, Saffron Walden has been charged with threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place, racially aggravated intentional harassment, possession of a bladed article in a public place, having an imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, theft from a shop and two counts of robbery.
Jack Knight, 44 of Meadow Close, Dunmow has been charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place, having an imitation firearm with intent to commit and indictable offence, theft from a shop and robbery.
Both men have been remanded into custody and will appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court on Monday, 23 October.
Detective Inspector Frazer Low said “I would like to thank the public for their support following a media appeal we issued around this investigation.
“This investigation has remained a priority and our officers worked quickly to facilitate these arrests and charge two people in connection with these offences.”